Slow bolting, large round roots. Sweet mild, fine-grained white flesh. Australia's favourite variety, introduced in late nineteenth century. Stores well. 45-65 days.
Originally from Russia and enjoyed by ancient Greeks and Romans. Tops used in salads or cooked, excellent vitamin A and C and calcium. Roots are most tender when young, leaves in stir fries. Likes soil high in organic matter well drained and friable. Sow early spring to late autumn.
400-500 seeds per gram
Turnip planting information:
|Plant space cm:||12-20|
|Row space cm:||30-50|
|Best soil temp:||12-30 °C|
|Number of seeds per gram:||400-500|
|Rate per hectare:||2.5-4kg|
|Average days to maturity:||45-65|